UW-S gallery full of award-winning high school art

Dayjah Wield, Grade 12, Sheboygan County Christian School with her first place mixed media titled, Falling Angels. Wield also received a $600 scholarship.-Submitted photoDayjah Wield, Grade 12, Sheboygan County Christian School with her first place mixed media titled, Falling Angels. Wield also received a $600 scholarship.-Submitted photo
UW-Sheboygan's Fine Arts Gallery was full of activity on Friday, March 10, when scholarships totaling $3,000, along with top honors were awarded to area high school students.

The 16th annual art competition included colorful entries in drawing, painting, ceramics, photography, illustration, sculpture and mixed media.

Funded by UW-Sheboygan Foundation, the scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who plan to attend UW Sheboygan this fall.

Jamie Prinsen, a senior at Cedar Grove-Belgium High School, received the Dean’s Choice award for his oil on panel titled Natural Phenomenon. Art Professor, Tom Uebelherr presented Prinsen with a $1,200 scholarship, while three other seniors received a $600 scholarship.

They include:

Andrew Eckwielen, Sheboygan County Christian School, Pastel and Acrylic on Paper (Carpe Diem)

Hope Landgraf, Sheboygan County Christian School, Graphite on Paper (Joker)

Dayjah Wield, Sheboygan County Christian School, Mosaic Tile (Falling Angels)

Top award winners (by grade level) include:

Senior Place Awards:

Andrew Eckwielen, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, Third place

Hope Landgraf, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, Second place

Jamie Prinsen, Cedar Grove- Belgium High, Painting, First place

Seth Tenpas, Sheboygan County Christian High, Draw- ing, First place

Seth Tenpas, Sheboygan County Christian High, Sculpture, First place

Stuart VerVelde, Sheboygan County Christian High, Illustration, First place

Dayjah Wield, Sheboygan County Christian High, Mixed Media, First place

Junior Place Awards:

Caroline Cao, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, First place

Tyler Galicia, Sheboygan North High, Illustration, First place

Natalie Moeller, Sheboygan County Christian High, Painting, First place

Natalie Moeller, Sheboygan County Christian High, Ceramics, Second place

Chris Mueller, Cedar Grove - Belgium High, Ceramics, First place

Caleb Rahn, Sheboygan County Christian High, Ceramics, Third place

Brett Steenwyk, Sheboygan County Christian High, Sculpture, First place

Adrianna Thele, Cedar Grove High, Illustration, Second place

Tou Vang Vue, Sheboygan North High, Illustration, Third place

Sophomore Place Awards:

Olivia Kappler, Cedar Grove-Belgium High, Illustration, Second place

Jamie Kerwin, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, First place

Macey Mentink, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, Second place

Katie Mueller, Cedar Grove- Belgium High, Illustration, First place

Noah Rodriguez, Sheboygan County Christian High, Graphic Design, First place

Amy Scheidt, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, Third place

Freshmen Place Awards:

Jotham Bernier, Sheboygan County Christian High, Ceramic Sculpture, First place

Julia DuMez, Sheboygan County Christian High, Painting, Second place

Megan Moeller, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, Second place

Megan Moeller, Sheboygan County Christian High, Painting, First place

Elianna Steenwyk, Sheboygan County Christian High, Drawing, First place

Allison Wieberdink, Cedar Grove-Belgium High, Watercolor,

First place

Admission to see the students' unique and colorful artwork is free. Gallery hours are 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday and Friday 9am-6pm. The gallery is located in the Fine Arts building at the UW-Sheboygan campus, One University Drive, Sheboygan. The art will be on display through March 27.


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